Integrate Amazon SQS with Etsy

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About Amazon SQS

Amazon SQS is a fully managed message queuing service. It offers reliable, highly scalable, reliable messaging and transaction processing that lets you decouple tasks or processes that must communicate.

About Etsy

Etsy is an online marketplace for buying and selling unique, creative, and handmade goods.

The term 'Etsy' is a trademark of Etsy, Inc. This application uses the Etsy API but is not endorsed or certified by Etsy, Inc.

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Connect Amazon SQS + Etsy in easier way

It's easy to connect Amazon SQS + Etsy without coding knowledge. Start creating your own business flow.

  • Triggers
  • New Queue

    Triggers when you add a new queue

  • New Listings By Shop

    Get Active Listings By Shop.

  • Actions
  • Create JSON Message

    Create a new JSON message using data from the source trigger

  • Create Message

    Create a new message.

  • Create Queue

    Create a new queue

  • Update Shop Details

    Update Shop Details

How Amazon SQS & Etsy Integrations Work

  1. Step 1: Choose Amazon SQS as a trigger app and authenticate it on Appy Pie Connect.

    (30 seconds)

  2. Step 2: Select "Trigger" from the Triggers List.

    (10 seconds)

  3. Step 3: Pick Etsy as an action app and authenticate.

    (30 seconds)

  4. Step 4: Select a resulting action from the Action List.

    (10 seconds)

  5. Step 5: Select the data you want to send from Amazon SQS to Etsy.

    (2 minutes)

  6. Your Connect is ready! It's time to start enjoying the benefits of workflow automation.

Integration of Amazon SQS and Etsy

Amazon SQS

Amazon Simple Queue Service (SQS. provides a reliable and highly scalable hosted queue for storing messages as they travel between computers. These messages can be retrieved from the queue only by the computer that sends them, making your applications highly available, scalable, and fault tperant.

With Amazon SQS, you can build applications that use a message-based communication pattern. The fplowing diagram illustrates this pattern and shows a typical messaging architecture:


Etsy is an e-commerce website focused on handmade or vintage items and supplies, as well as unique factory-manufactured items. In addition to the handcrafted goods, Etsy also features digital products such as photography, illustrations, and vector art. The site's demographics skew toward women and the average age of its members is 32. As of 2015, Etsy had 45 million registered users.

Integration of Amazon SQS and Etsy

It is possible to integrate Amazon SQS with Etsy to enable communication between the two services. This integration would enable Amazon SQS to receive messages from Etsy through webhooks, and vice versa. For example, if someone purchases an item on Etsy, that action could trigger a message to be sent through a webhook to an Amazon SQS channel. The message could contain information about the purchase such as the item purchased or the buyer’s contact information. In turn, the Amazon SQS channel could message other AWS services to trigger different actions based on the message. For example, it could send a notification to the buyer that their item has been shipped or bring inventory levels up to date if items are out of stock.

An integration of this type would provide numerous benefits. By using Amazon SQS and webhooks, you can leverage the strengths of both services to create an enterprise-grade spution. The Amazon SQS service makes it easy to build applications that require high levels of reliability and scalability without having to worry about how those features are implemented. Instead, you can focus on creating business logic that responds appropriately to incoming messages. You can also easily build workflows using multiple stages in parallel or in sequence, which makes it easier to perform complex tasks such as order fulfillment. Similarly, webhooks make it simpler to expose your own systems and applications as sources of events that can be consumed by other AWS services. For example, your application could be written in Ruby or PHP and hosted on an EC2 instance in the same VPC as your Amazon SQS queues. For more information about webhooks, see Webhooks (

Benefits of Integration of Amazon SQS and Etsy

Amazon SQS and webhooks make it possible to handle multiple scenarios using a single service. For example, let’s assume there are two different types of orders that need to be fulfilled in different ways:

Orders for one-off products such as t-shirts or books

Orders for items that are returned or exchanged

To fulfill each type of order, you first have to ship the order to the buyer and then process any payments. Let’s assume there are five steps invpved in processing these payments:

Get payment details from Etsy Invoice the buyer Credit the seller’s account Receive payment from the buyer Send funds to the seller

You want to ensure that all steps are performed for every order so that the seller gets paid whether the buyer pays with a credit card or uses an Amazon Payments account. However, for cases in which the buyer wants to return or exchange an item, you want to ensure that steps 1–3 are skipped if steps 4–5 are also skipped. For example, if a buyer returns an item, then you need to skip step 1 because no payment details need to be gathered from Etsy since no invoice needs to be created. Similarly, if a buyer exchanges an item and you cannot find an exact match in a similar product category on Etsy, then you need to skip step 4 because no funds need to be sent to the seller since no payment needs to be received from the buyer.

You can achieve this level of flexibility by using webhooks alongside Amazon SQS. When an order is placed in Etsy, you can use a webhook event source on a channel in Amazon SQS to receive a message containing details about the order. You can then process the order based on its type:

Order for one-off products

Create a new shipment record in Amazon S3 for the item being ordered

Invoice the buyer

Credit the seller’s account in your system

The process to integrate Amazon SQS and Etsy may seem complicated and intimidating. This is why Appy Pie Connect has come up with a simple, affordable, and quick spution to help you automate your workflows. Click on the button below to begin.

Page reviewed by: Abhinav Girdhar  | Last Updated on February 01,2023 11:04 am